EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D5 - Sedge and reedbeds, normally without free-standing water > D5.3 - Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large Juncus spp.

Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large Juncus spp.

English name: Swamps and marshes dominated by soft rush or other large rushes

Description (English)

Stands of large Juncus spp. invading heavily grazed and trampled marshes or fens or (with Juncus effusus) eutrophicated poor fens and bogs, e.g. in the vicinity of bird colonies. Excludes stands of rushes in wet grassland (E3.4), where the ground is waterlogged for less than half the year.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D5.3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Juncion inflexi Knapp 1971 Temporarily flooded lightly grazed nutrient-rich tall herblands of variable wet-dry riparian and alluvial habitats of temperate Europe Mentho aquaticae-Juncion inflexi Julve 1993; Mentho suaveolentis-Juncion longicornis Julve 1993; Mentho longifoliae-Juncion inflexi T. Müller et Görs 1969; Mentho longifoliae-Juncion inflexi T. Müller et Görs ex de Foucault 2009; Scorpidio holoschoeni-Juncion inflexi de Foucault in de Foucault et Catteau 2012 Schaminee et al, 2012
Potentillion anserinae Tx. 1947 Temporarily flooded heavily grazed nutrient-rich grasslands and herblands in habitat experiencing variable wet-dry or brackish-fresh conditions in temperate Europe Ranunculo sardoi-Plantaginion intermediae Julve 1993; Blysmo-Juncion compressi Knapp 1971; Eu-Agropyro-Rumicion Westhoff et Den Held 1969; Juncion effusi Westhoff et Den Held 1969; Lolio-Potentillion anserinae Tx. 1947; Poion palustris Shelyag-Sosonko et al. 1985; Poion palustris Shelyag-Sosonko et al. 1986; Potentillion anserinae von Rochow 1948; Agrostion stoloniferae Görs 1966; Festucion arundinaceae Duvigneaud in Géhu 1999 Schaminee et al, 2012
Juncion maritimi Br.-Bl. ex Horvatic 1934 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic coastal saline rush marsh vegetation under prolonged flooding regime Apio-Juncion maritimi Pop 1962; Apio-Juncion maritimi Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1963; Eco-Juncion maritimi Chapman 1954; Inulion crithmoidis S. Brullo et Furnari 1988; Juncion maritimi Br.-Bl. 1931; Juncion maritimi Chapman 1959; Limonio gmelinii-Juncion maritimi Golub et Solomakha 1988; Tetragonolobion siliquosi Pignatti 1953; Puccinellion festuciformis Géhu et Scoppola in Géhu et al. 1984; Glauco-Juncion maritimi Géhu et Géhu-Franck 1984; Glauco-Juncion maritimi Géhu et Géhu-Franck in Géhu 2007; Juncion maritimi Br.-Bl. ex Br.-Bl. et al. 1952 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.5 Tall rush swamps same
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 B5 Marsh/marshy grassland overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 7.1.1 Endroit piétiné humide overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D5.3 Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large Juncus spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D5.3 Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large Juncus spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D5.3 Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large Juncus spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D5.3 Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large Juncus spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D5.3 Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large rushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D5.4 Swamps and marshes dominated by Juncus effusus or other large rushes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.5 Tall rush swamps same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.5 Tall rush swamps same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 53.5   same
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